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Last updated: 23 June 2018
Date:mardi 29 juillet 1997
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC One-Eleven 203AE
Compagnie:ADC Airlines
Immatriculation: 5N-BAA
Numéro de série: 041
Année de Fabrication: 1965
Moteurs: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 506-14D
Equipage:victimes: 1 / à bord: 6
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 49
Total:victimes: 1 / à bord: 55
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Calabar Airport (CBQ) (   Nigéria)
Phase de vol: A l'atterrissage (LDG)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigéria
Aéroport de destination:Calabar Airport (CBQ/DNCA), Nigéria
The aircraft landed at Calabar runway 03 in heavy rain. The One-Eleven overshot the runway, went through a ditch and continued some 1500 m before coming to rest in the bush. One of the engines caught fire (post-impact). There was a 240 m cloud base and 2800 m visibility in rain.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE: The hurried straight in approach procedure adopted by the Commander of the aircraft that may have been induced by the inadequate weather information he got about the airfield and the fact that the VOR Navigation an incorrect radial of the runway.

» Ian Churchill
» Reuters
» The Federal Ministry of Aviation Nigeria


photo of BAC One-Eleven 203AE N1547
Florida Express merged into Braniff in 1988. N1547 was briefly stored at Orlando before moving to Nigeria in April 1991.
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Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport et Calabar Airport est de 581 km (363 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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